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  1. In Brief

    Posted Aug 17th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... which it says is a crucial factor in development of a bilingual legal system in Hong Kong. In its latest annual report, the Standing Committee on Legal Education and Training noted ... to development of a bilingual legal system in Hong Kong. Population reaches 7.06 million A baby boom has helped push Hong Kong's population past 7.06 million, the Census and Statistics Department ...

  2. In gear

    Posted Mar 28th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... with built-in bilingual maps of Hong Kong, Macau and Guangdong province. Used for in-car navigation, it has a mode that guides drivers to the correct lane as they head towards a turn or an exit. ...

  3. Challenge of bilingual learning

    Posted Jun 12th 2010, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... of the Independent Schools Foundation, said they set out to create a school with a 'balanced' bilingual programme to meet demand from Hong Kong parents for an alternative to international schools ... They are now offered across nine Canadian provinces and similar models have sprung up across the United States, but the bilingual approach is a recent arrival in Hong Kong. Kingston International ...

  4. Online dining guide goes bilingual

    Posted Jan 11th 2010, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... founder of Openrice.com, said the idea of a bilingual diners' guide was to meet growing demand for food recommendations from expatriates and tourists. 'Hong Kong restaurants offer ... different criteria to other famous food guides like Michelin Hong Kong, which recommends mostly high-end dining places.' Launched in 1999, Openrice.com has emerged to be the most popular food ...

  5. ModNation Racers

    Posted Jun 18th 2010, 12:00am by James Whittle

    ... to download. The graphics are spectacular, and although the pop music soundtrack may be forgettable, it does add energy to your racing experience. Sony Computer Entertainment Hong Kong will release a bilingual English/Cantonese version for both the PS3 and PSP on Thursday. The PS3 version will cost HK$248, while the PSP is HK$168. If you enjoyed Mario Kart, then ModNation Racers will blow your ...

  6. Words of wisdom

    Posted Dec 13th 2010, 12:00am by Michael Taylor

    ... Michael Taylor With the exception of small family-run businesses, practically every company in Hong Kong needs translators and interpreters. 'They are needed across all ... to actively participate in class and by organising cultural outings that give them a flavour of Hong Kong as a cultural hub,' Yau says. The Chinese University (CUHK) launched the master of arts ...

  7. Michelin not last word on food, director says

    Posted Dec 05th 2010, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... Simpson Cheung The man in charge of arguably the world's most prestigious food guide, Michelin, has told critical Hong Kong food aficionados not to see the little red guide as a threat. Michelin guides director Jean-Luc Naret came under fresh pressure in Hong Kong after the bilingual guide recommended 215 local restaurants- and for the first time awarding stars ...

  8. Advantages of bilingual studies

    Posted Nov 20th 2010, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... Hong Kong residents, we strongly believed that Chinese writing and language skills could be a big plus for Ocean's future. When Ocean, or Hui Yung (Ocean in Cantonese) as she is known ... the school had taken big steps to avoid rote learning and encourage children to participate in class discussions. The faculty is made up of Hong Kong teachers who have studied and trained in Canada, ...

  9. Bilingual model opens students' minds

    Posted Jan 11th 2010, 12:00am by Wilson Lau

    ... Wilson Lau In the era of globalisation, a bilingual co-teaching model has been adopted to help students better understand world affairs. It also promotes the development of fluency and proficiency in the language of instruction, and in a second target language. Several international schools in Hong Kong have adopted this model from early childhood education to secondary levels. ...

  10. Letters

    Posted Aug 04th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... at English-speaking schools, thus truly making bilingualism an advantage for them. It is sad to see that, in Hong Kong, English has declined over the past decade. Someone speaking English, Cantonese and Putonghua has countless advantages and the curriculum in Hong Kong should reflect this. We should encourage children, our future, to be bilingual. Jessica Yuen, Sha Tin Minister must reconsider role ...




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